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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
've been winning those cases. >> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney meet in the first presidential debate, the news hours jim lehrer moderates from the university of denver. watch it engage with our live debate preview at 7 p.m. eastern followed by t. waste watch the debate at nine. on c-span both candidates on screen the entire debate. on c-span2, the multi-camera version of the debate. and following, your reaction, calls, e-mails and tweets. follow live coverage on c-span, c-span radio and online at >> this is, my fifth book by the first world written a story line come sustained storyline running through it. a true story basically 10 days in london in 1854. and it's a story of an incredibly terrifying outbreak that took place during this period, and outbreak of cholera. the first half of the book is really quite sobering and flaming in some ways. as this outbreak just devastates this neighborhood in the western edge of soho. but also turned into being actually i think a much more optimistic story because the defense of this little stretch of time turn out to be centra
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
to be some of these mistakes that the romney campaign is manging. do you think that's correct that they're making mistakes? >> i disagree, as you might imagine. with immigration, for example, there was a fascinating moment during a republican partial debate late last year during which you had candidates all agree enthusiastically that we need immigration reform, and wolf blitzer kept asking them, what about the border fence? literal hi, they were having this little conversation amongst themselves, and it was completely ignored because, gosh, that doesn't sound like a border fence to we and, of course, mitt romney gave a speech oriented around facilitating family unification. so this is treated as an utterly marginal issue, yet you have more skilled immigration than you do less skilled, and also you have more representation from asia than you do from latin america. that doesn't necessarily mean any kind of sea change, and certainly mitt romney's not faring terribly well with asian-american voters. it is also true that the asian debate is framed by some of us, so i think that's important
Sep 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
, and it's also occurring in the shadow of the presidential debate. i'd like to ask you about the 47% that we heard about this week. governor romney, in some remarks that were taped at a fundraiser earlier this year, talked about how there's 47% of the country that does not pay federal income tax. he said that they believe they are victims who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, you name it. governor kaine, there's over a million virginians who fall into the category of not paying a federal income tax, part of that 47%. what would you do about that? do you think that should change? and what do you think more generally about whether too many virginians, too many americans by extension are too dependent on government for basic needs in their lifesome. kaine: david, i heard those statements, and i -- you can say something off the cuff that you regret, but i really deeply disagree with the sentiment expressed by governor romney. i don't meet virginians who think they're victims, and the notion th
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